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that are in similar situations. so, therefore, i'll be supporting the renewal. >> supervisor campos. >> thank you, mr. president. i'll be very brief. i appreciate all the comments, including some of the issues that were raised by some of my colleagues. for me, on something like this, i do give deference to the district supervisor and i know that a number of members of the community have come out in support of this. you know, i think ultimately the district supervisor has, you know, a better sense of the benefits that would come to the community for something like this. so, you know, out of that deference i will be supporting this item today. >> supervisor kim. >> thank you. and i appreciate all the comments that were made. i know that this has been a long-standing discussion at budget committee in terms of how we actually lease our parking garages here in the city and county of san francisco. and we're always looking for as many savings as possible to go towards transit needs within the sfmta. so, i really appreciate that there has been such a robust discussion at the budget committee and i plan on s
. supervisor cam pos? campos aye. president chiu? chiu aye. supervisor chu? chu no. there are nine ayes and two no's. >> the resolution is adopted. next item, please. >> item 16 is a resolution approving a lease agreement between the municipal transportation agency and the city of san francisco uptown parking corporation for the sutter stockton public parking garage with an initial term of 10 years for a base rent of $1 and two 5-year options for a base rent of $1 for each option. >> president chiu. >> thank you, mr. chair. colleagues, obviously given the vote that we just cast i was happy to support the japan center garage corporation for the reasons that were provided. and as the district supervisor for the uptown parking corporation parking garage that is in question, i'm also happy to support this particular item and i hope for those of you who supported the last item for consistency sake, we are able to move forward this item. in addition to the fact that the sfmta has stated for both of these operations that while they could directly administer the different garages, that we have in front
. >> colleagues, this is from public works. i'd like to acknowledge the district supervisor, supervisor campos. >> thank you, mr. president. colleagues, i want to say today we have been working with not only the parties, but also the residents in trying to resolve some of the issues here and so with that in mind i here by move for a two week continuance to march 12. >> supervisor campos has asked for a two week continuance. is there a second to that? seconded by supervisor avalos. colleagues, any objection, with a motion to continue? this item will be continued to two weeks. why don't we move to the rules committee recommendations. item 25. >> item 25 is a motion reappointing supervisor david campos, term ending january 31, 25 20* 15 to the golden gate bridge highway and transportation district board of directors. >> colleagues, we have a motion to excuse supervisor campos, excused -- motion by supervisor avalos, seconded by supervisor mar without objection. supervisor campos is excused. roll call vote on the motion to approve. >> on item 25, supervisor cohen? cohen aye. supervisor farrell? fa
audit housing authority. >> chair: this is brought by a number of supervisors. supervisor campos, do you have opening comments? >> supervisor campos: i will be brief in my comments. since i was elected supervisor four years ago, we have heard from time to time from a number of residents from the public housing developments about issues involving living conditions and the housing authority developments. it is something that we have been hearing more about in the last few weeks. i actually have three housing authority developments in my district, -- dwellings, holly courth an alameny (sounds like). there are other supervisors, and other members of his body that also have housing authority developments in their districts. i know that all of us on this board are committed to making sure that the needs of these residents are addressed. it is in that spirit that i wanted to bring us item forward simply to provide the city and county of san francisco that clear picture of how the needs of these residents are being met and we are mindful of the fact that we are talking about an agen
very much. >> chair: thank you supervisor campos. i look forward to hearing for the budget analyst, flushing out how they would see this audit unfolding. did you want to bring the budget analyst up? >> supervisor campos: if we can ask ms. campbell? i just wanted to give my colleagues the opportunity to say anything. >> good afternoon chair chur and members of the committee. supervisor campos did actually go over the scope that we have introduced in the motion. it's a very broad scope. at the scope that would be like any initiative of any audit. we conduct a risk assessment, where we would carefully define the scope and narrow it to what we consider the most critical areas. a couple of points about this audit. this is a hud-funded agency, not funded by the city. we have met with the government relations officer from the housing authority and discuss our working relationship. he did provide us with a copy of the information request provided by hud. we talked about what the hud scope would be so we would be able to work cooperatively and make sure we are making the best use of res
? avalos present. supervisor breed? breed present. supervisor campos? campos present. president chiu? present. supervisor chu? chu present. supervisor cohen? cohen present. supervisor farrell? farrell present. supervisor kim? kim absent. supervisor mar? mar absent. supervisor wiener? wiener present. supervisor yee? yee present. mr. president, there is a quorum. >> thank you. ladies and gentlemen, could you please join us in the pledge of allegiance? i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands; one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. >> colleagues, we have copies of the january 15th, 2013 board meeting minutes. could i have a motion to approve those anixctionv motion by supervisor campos, seconded by supervisor farrell. without objection, those minutes are approved. madam clerk, any communications? >> i have no communications, mr. president. >> and could you read our consent agenda items 1 through 12? >> mr. president, before doing so, i wanted to present a point of information. this morning our
anything. commissioner avalos. >> thank you chair campos. i'm going to be brief because you mentioned a lot of things i want to mention. thank you for your great service and dedication to the city and county of san francisco, and transportation. your mark is been made in the city. i share the same sentiment about the staff, and the level of expertise in helping us make decisions and move forward on a number of key projects. i want to say thank you for your great service and wish you all the best. you have many years ahead of you to explore music, and your loved ones and i wish you all the best. >> colleagues, any other comments? one we now go to mr. moscovitch. >> good morning chairman and commissioners. i am honored to have been asked back. i am at the tail end of the flu, my voice is low. i appreciate your comments mr. chairman. i will give you a couple of observations. first of all the city and the challenges it brings is way too complex for a single person to ever be able to make a mark. this is an excellent example where teamwork is needed; there has been amazing teamwork with my
chair campos, we are proof in the pudding, we have had our disagreements. as chair and vice chair of ta in the past year, we have worked together incredibly closely, almost always having a common voice, fighting together whether regional or within the city. even though supervisor avalos and i don't always agree on everything i will be able to have that same kind of relationship and working collaboratively to move together the broad goal of making the city truly transit first, and improving transit throughout the region. i look forward to working with you together. >> i appreciate the fact that is vice chair you have worked hard to make sure that we have a common ground. and some of the differences on a couple of issues don't get in the way of the work that needs to be done. i appreciate that and i appreciate the work that not only you do but also your staff. commissioner mar. >> thank you chair campos. i want to say that avalos as chair will continue love the great work that our current chair campos has led, making sure that there is equity in how we distribute the transportation res
or in this committee. thank you. >> thank you. i have been informed by our chair campos that we should invite any interested applicants to make a comment if they want to, and we should limit the comments to two minutes per person if we can. mr. flanagan -- vice chair flanagan. >> my name is joseph flanagan and i appreciate the commissioners, all of the commissioners and the staff of the san francisco transportation authority for giving me an opportunity to speak. i myself am a disabled person, and i represent disabled people, bot seniors and disabled people. i appreciate being on the board. i enjoy working with the staff. we have a very devoted san francisco transportation authority staff. myself has been elected as the vice chair. i am very honored in serving as the vice chair, and now for my -- excuse me, for my second appointment i am very interested in the transportation committee, and i would like to continue as the vice chair for the san francisco transportation authority. thank you very much. >> thank you. next speaker. >> good morning commissioners. i am jackie sax. i have been on
'll bring you a piece down. thank you. >> thank you, supervisors. supervisor campos. * >> thank you, president chu. iu. and supervisor chu, i'll be very brief. i think it's probably fair to say we have, you know, sort of a slightly different voting record on some issues here and there. but what i have always appreciated about you is that i always felt that i could have a pretty open substantive conversation and that, you know, you were there to listen to different points of view. and i think that's very important in this line of work. and i have always appreciated the professionalism and the respectful way in which you approached the job and you interact with your colleagues. i think someone said you can tell a lot about a person's soul by how they treat their dog. and you and i are dog people. [laughter] >> there is a unique bond that those of us who love animals and those who love dogs especially have. i think by that measure in terms of the quality of your soul, given how you treat and talk about bertie, i think that that makes you an amazing person. and i wish you the very best
to say we encourage every effort to do that. that the proposal you're putting forward supervisor campos would not make a huge difference in those rates. i mean looking at the numbers is that the rate recovery is roughly in the order of 10% of the rates themselves, and so if you shave a little bit off of the rate recovery it's 10% of a very big number so we need to have a more aggressive approach i think. it's important to do that but we need a more aggressive approach. that won't quite hit it. and the other thing i wanted to mention is that the work that local power has done is -- first of all it's preliminary and secondly it's really a framework for talking through all the issues and it's fairly complex as everyone who has encountered it has recognized and there are a lot of assumptions made that have a lot of implications in the way things turn out but it's a framework where we held the discussion and pull out the issues of different approaches, different scenarios and what not, and that's been a fruitful discussion to have, and we would like lafco to urge that that kind of discuss
, supervisor campos. supervisor campos. >> thank you very much, mr. chairman. i was watching the hearing and appreciate the work that was done by the mta, by bart, and i also appreciate some of the questions -- actually, all of the questions that were asked by my colleagues. and i know that this has been something that we have been working on for quite sometime. and you know, as i said when we first had this item come before the board, you know, we want something that is fair and reasonable for both agencies. and i appreciate the fact that, that both agencies have been working, you know, to get to that point. i'm not really sure, to be honest, if we're necessarily there and that's not, you know, because of a lack of trying. but i wanted to just point out a couple of things that to me are sort of interesting and certainly raise some concerns. i do have a question about why, you know, when we -- when we sent these items back, there was an idea that if we have an agreement where we're paying bart and we have an agreement where bart is paying us, that there be some similarity, or at least, i
to you. i do want to thank chair campos, and the vice chair, it has been a pleasure to working with all of you in carrying out the authorities business this past year. >> we will open it up to public comment, any member who would like to speak on this item come forward. public comment close. unless there is an objection i will ask the clerk to call out of order item 11. >> recognize the outstanding service of jose luis moscovich, executive director for the authority from 2001-2012. >> i want to thank mr. moscovich and ask him to come forward. his mother is here. let's give him and his mother a big round of applause. (applause) >> i want to say couple of words about jose luis. i do know of anyone realizes that jose luis moscovich a the authority and the city and county of san francisco for almost 20 years. he started with the rather interesting title of director of congestion management, not an easy task to deal with. and having been you cma, congestion management agency function of the authority he helped grow the agency to just over 30 positions today and created i think a culture
candidates and i agree with commissioner campos we have some talented people who are sharing the ship on staff who i know we all have a lot of confidence. beyond why there would be such a rush with having whether a person starts july 1st or august 1st or september 1st why that matters. the goal s to a have a process and i don't think it matters if it starts thirty days after it's penciled out. this strikes me as a tail wagging a dog. so therefore the process has to be keyed to this date i think the date has to be keyed to the process whether it's july or august 1st. my motion is i'm going to substitute motion as follows that we adopt the portion of the proposal in terms of retaining a consultant and we direct staff to have a 5 person research committee and that the reminded of the proposal is the call of the chair whether at a special meeting or whether. so the only portion of the current proposal that would move forward would be the rfp everything else would be for the staff to prepare whether or not t is necessary >> thank you commissioner wiener any second? we have a second >> ca
formally, of course. the people i've talked to are commissioner wiener and commissioner campos >> i want to know if we can do this before the march meeting you'll make your intentions known. >> thank you. >> just a question for the t a staff. it sounds like i have a draft already to be posted. generally how long does it take? >> this particular rsc is posted and responses are already up . we may not be able to select the first name until the process has been done >> how long for the interviews? how quickly would you begin that process for interviewing? >> the schedule is on page 179. it's supposed to be very fast. very quick process >> and would that require an action? >> it's done administratively. we all sort of want to get started on the process of having a consultant on board. it so i would say the t a can start the action without having to come here for the board approval nor to the personnel committee. i wouldn't be costly moving forward with the legislation as it is now because there's two outstanding issues one is how many people are on the committee and what is the expect
have in common, and rest rooms, cleanliness and supervisor campos and i are talking about a difference of 0.5, 0.5 percent. and so, it is so i guess that my point is that as you continue to focus on nine, you can see and continue to share love, not against anything against. >> we are going to be focusing on districts nine and ten and eleven. >> and four. >> and in case anybody else is listening, we are going to definitely focus on 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, and 11. >> you left 8 out. >> and 8. >> not the king of the parks themselves. >> but in all seriousness, particularly as we know the three of us rally around mcclarin park and the second largest park and that is important it touches a lot of people. so it is a huge priority. >> and obviously, we would certainly encourage the board to, you know, think as the economy has improved in recent years to think about reinvesting a little bit more in parks. you know, i think... >> you mean, in terms of the budget? >> yeah, in terms of gardeners and staff, i mean that we are really short and so we tend to move sort of pieces around the chess board and
francisco local agency formation commission. my name is david employ campos and i am chair of the commission. we welcome everyone to the meeting and wish everyone who is watching a very happy new year. madam clerk if you would call roll. >> president campos. >> present. >> commissioner avalos. >> commissioner schmeltzer. absent. >> commissioner mar. commissioner pimentel. >> if i may i know with commissioner pimentel there is an illness and if we could excuse here. >> okay. mr. chair, we have a quorum. >> before we start we would like to thank the clerk linda wong and acknowledge the sfgtv staff for covering the meeting today. madam clerk if you can please call item two. >> item two is election of the chairperson and the vice-chairperson for 2013. >> okay colleagues this is something that we do every year at the local agency formation commission, and i've had the honor of serving in the capacity of chair of lafco for the last two years following the tenure of then commissioner that was before me and it has been an exciting time for me, a fruitful two years, and the most i
february 7th at international study's academy the rest irsubmit. >> thank you supervisor campos we are going to skip to supervisor cohen. >>> thank you everyone i have a simple resolution that i'll intrusioning today with breed and it's the anith birth day of rosea parks as many of you annoy as the modern day of civil rights and this resolution is in commemorating her as a leader x for her outstanding courage and also declaring february fourth, rosea state park inside of san francisco. >> the rest irsubmit. >> thank you supervisor. supervisor kim? >> student: thank you i have two memoryians and they coordinate with supervisor campos and this is the care couldn't and this is kerri stockholders who was a long-time woman's health educator here in san francisco who had just passed before the star thf year and she was one of the first of three woman in san francisco to be diagnosed with hiv in the 1980's in a time when aids was widely misunderstood and traveled as far as washington dc to educate and advocate for woman's health and service and is she was part of the peer support ci
you. >> commissioner campos. >> thank you chair avalos and again congratulations on your election as chair and i also note with a new board of supervisors coming in there are a couple of vacancies on the commission i hope will be filled shortly and we have some pretty talented newly elected members of the board they hope will serve on this body and we look forward to that. i wanted to ms. hale to follow up on a couple of things and thank you again for all your work. thank your staff. in terms of the rate setting process one of the concerns i have and maybe you can shed light on this, if i may through the chair, in terms of recouping the amounts of reserves that are going to be used here my understanding is there is some flexibility in how much is recoupd and depending how you use that flexibility that could impact rates so i am wondering if you could say something about that and what the thinking is around that issue? >> yes. you will recall when the board considered the program in august the board directed us to -- i can't quote the language, but the basic message was to the
, happen, with whom supervisor campos and i work regularly to ensure that we don't allow any cuts to hiv services, even backfilling federal hiv cuts. * he's a board member of the national working positive coalition. he's on the steering committee of the san francisco human services network and advocates for our nonprofit community in san francisco. he's on the community advisory board of san francisco pride. he he has an incredible track record working for our community. brett, i am now very proud to honor you as part of our celebration. so, thank you for all your work. * (applause) >> thank you, supervisor wiener. i was really glad that you just decided to stop and not go on, that seemingly nonexhaustive list is exhausting. all is shows is that i'm old. supervisors, good afternoon. i just want to congratulate all of the recipients this year and in the past years. i want to pay particular acknowledgment to a former recipient, police commissioner julius turman who was a fierce attorney and an advocate for social justice and a long-standing leader in our community, a board member of positi
natania to [speaker not understood]. i want to acknowledge that. she now works with supervisor campos. i want to spend a moment to talk about natania who is one of our superstars. she began volunteersesing as a tenant leader at the all star hotel for the city s-r-o collaborative over six years ago. since then we've seen her take the reigns of several community campaigns and be a shining example of a community leader. she is one of the most active members of our district 16. you've seen her as a cheer leader, a parade marcher, a fearless door to door street organizer, as an energetic mc and maybe even a singer as a city of refuge at the south of market. [cheering and applauding] >> i'm not done. at the all star hotel she organized monthly tenant meeting with her property management and her fellow tenants to address wide range of issues including food justice and public safety. she successfully lobbied to get community kitchen hours extended so that tenants could cook healthy meals in the evening and set out a weekly -- and [speaker not understood] of helps out at the weekly food pantry w
to advocate on this issue and i want to oxygen supervisor wiener and campos on this issue. 50 percent by 20020 we have ambitious goals but it's unclear how we will be able to fund those plans. we want to implement the goals increasing walking trips and, of course, providing high quality walking environments. 5 percent of san francisco streets bear 55 percent of all our severe pedestrian injuries. most of them are in distinct 6. now in campos's district it is very real. and, of course, one of our supervisors was hit as well. i want this plan implemented. the funding and gaps if there is one and i'd like to hear about the enforcement as well. i also want to submit an memorandum related to my hearingy. this is a woman who was killed on her bible. she was killed by one of our cement trucks. diane was a regular bike valet parker at our giant game and this sunday the san francisco bike coalition will be doing a ride on her behalf. for those who have not heard about this there was a recent article whoa person who witnessed this incident said she was stopped at a traffic light and she was sitting on h
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breed? breed aye. supervisor campos? campos aye. president true? chiu aye? supervisor chu? chu aye. there are 10 ayes. >> item passes. madam clerk, if you can please call the next item. >> item 36 is a resolution opposing the indefinite detention provisions of the national defense authorization act. >> president chiu. >> thank you, mr. chair. colleagues, i appreciate your consideration of this resolution. as you know, i don't offer -- i don't often offer resolutions that impact federal matters, but when i learned about the indefinite detention provisions and the national defense authorization act, i frankly was so offended and so surprised at them that i thought it was important that we as a city speak up on this issue. and we will be joining in solidarity states, counties, and municipalities around the country at this moment. i believe we would be the 17th city to support this if that were the case and the will of this body today. the national defense authorization act, the specific provisions that we're talking about, allow our military to arrest and detain american citizens on u
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. supervisor avalos? avalos aye. supervisor breed? breed aye. supervisor campos? campos aye. president chiu? chiu aye. supervisor chu? chu aye. there are 11 ayes. >> the resolution passes. and, colleagues, i have circulated to all of you except to supervisor chu a resolution commending and honoring her for her distinguished service as a supervisor of the city and county of san francisco in her last day as supervisor. i have a feeling that different colleagues will have things to say, but i think from my perspective, today is a bitter sweet day. we know she is leaving. we know she is not going to go far, and we look forward to her bringing in millions of dollars of property tax revenue so we can figure out how to spend it. but i first want to start by reading some excerpts from this resolution and i want to take a moment and thank her incredible staff, kenny blackstone and soon to be supervisor katie tang with whom we look forward to serving together, who helped to draft what i think is an outstanding resolution. and just a couple points from it. whereas supervisor carmen chu has served the
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